Oceanography (OCEAN)

Department: Physical & Biological Sciences

Faculty Chair: Kelly Boebinger, M.S.

Faculty: Richard Hughes, M.S.

A student completing courses in this field will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the types of plate tectonic boundaries and the typical features associated with those boundaries, such as volca- noes and earthquakes
  • Utilize critical thinking skills to interpret, apply and/or evaluate an Earth Science topic, such as the concept of scale
  • Students will be able to collect, analyze and interpret information and clearly articulate the results through their writing, speech or other acceptable style of presentation
  • Display knowledge in the basic areas of Earth Science that are appropriate to each Earth Science course